# GitHub Trigger
GitHub (opens new window) provides hosting for software development and version control using Git. It offers the distributed version control and source code management (SCM) functionality of Git, access control and several collaboration features such as bug tracking, feature requests, task management, and wikis for every project.
You can find authentication information for this node here.
# Example Usage
This workflow allows you to receive updates for GitHub events. You can also find the workflow (opens new window) on the website. This example usage workflow would use the following node.
The final workflow should look like the following image.
# 1. GitHub Trigger node
- First of all, you'll have to enter credentials for the GitHub Trigger node. You can find out how to do that here.
- Enter the repository owner in the Repository Owner field.
- Enter the repository name in the Repository Name field.
- Select the
*option in the Events field to receive updates when any event is triggered.
- Click on Execute Node to run the workflow.
💡 Activate workflow for production
You'll need to save the workflow and then click on the Activate toggle on the top right of the screen to activate the workflow. Your workflow will then be triggered as specified by the settings in the GitHub Trigger node.